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Keiller's: Sticky Success

Dundee is celebrated in many books and journals as being the place where marmalade was invented. Janet Keiller, the wife of a retired merchant, is alleged to have created the popular breakfast preserve in her shop, inadvertently laying the foundations for a successful family dynasty. However, conflicting accounts of the rise of the Keillers have come to the fore with recent research, in this article we shall look at the alternative story of the rise of the Keiller family and challenge the popular myth. More...

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